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much what happened in russia. a meteor the size of a city bus streaked across the sky over the you'll mounts. nasa reporting it appeared brighter than the sun. traveling at around 40,000 miles an hour, fast enough that if you were to hitch a ride, it would get from you new york to l.a. in four minutes time flat. early estimates were it weighed ten tons. nasa says now more like 7,000. it ripped through the air like a blade through fabric triggering sonic booms and an immense shock wave when it exploded. when it shattered miles above the earth, we're told it released 20 times the energy, more powerful than the hiroshimo bomb in japan. it was powerful enough to knock down doors and shatter windows across one city. officials say more than 1,000 people went for medical treatment. flying glass blamed for most of those injuries. one witness saying when older women in the neighborhood spotted it, they started screaming that the world was ending. and just about everybody seemed a little freaked out. >> it was very confusing because the building was shaking a little bit, so initially i thoug
, we saw an asteroid just miss earth and meteor slam into russia yet another over california and now a fireball over florida. >> it was very large, red, orange. >> shep: what in the world is happening in the sky? >> shep: first, the death of a country music star, mindy mccready. she apparently shot herself in the head at her home. she was 37. ♪ ♪ >> shep: guys do it all the time was number one hit back in 1996. she sold 2 million albums that year. but she struggled important years after with drugs and alcohol and family problems. investigators say mindy mccready died on the same porch where investigators found her boyfriend dead last month in an apparent suicide. it looks like she shot and kill the boyfriend's dog yesterday and then killed herself. a judge ordered her back into rehab after her father said she was drinking too much, abusing prescription drugs and not taking care of her two sons. the judge put the boys in foster care. the boyfriend said she threatened to kill herself after that. somebody made a big mistake letting her out of rehab. casey stegall is on it. it's my u
on a long and frankly risky journey around mars he is dennis titto. he paid russia 20 million bucks to fly him to the international space station. now he has his eye on mars. announcing today a privately funded mission to send a married couple around the red planet in the year 2018. that couple wouldn't touch down on the martian surface. instead they would fly around it and remain cupid up inside that space capsule for almost a year and a half and return to earth, in theory. a dangerous and costly mission no doubt with an estimated price tag of more than a billion dollars but if you talk to nasa, they will tell you it's much higher. in a news conference in washington today, titto said it would be worth it. >> let me guarantee you, i will come out a lot poorer as a result of this mission. but my grandchildren will come out a lot wealthier to the inspiration. >> tito is putting up the initial money for this project but he will need much more before he can finalize the plans. molly henneberg is live in d.c. how did he plan to get that money? >> he says he is going to raise it from businesses,
say they can handle that as well. syria says the move could heighten tensions iran and russia calling provocative. the group responsible for that attack last friday cited the deployment. others however say the u.s. is not doing enough and with 60,000 or more killed inside syria during this conflict, the u.s. is still on the sidelines. still, as we saw last week, israel attacking targets inside syria. more and more this conflict is becoming regional. now we have got a couple hundred servicemen and women from the united states in the mix as well. shep? >> greg palkot along the border for us. egyptian government is reportedly dealing with rising food prices, rampant unemployment and violent political crisis by advising its people to eat less. according to egyptian media. government officials have acknowledged across the board price hikes on food in the wake of what is the unrest that has rocked the economy. and those officials are now telling the egyptian people hey, don't overeat. meanwhile the iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad visited egypt today for the first time in we believe mo
to the colonel. he says that is if iran and russia withdraw their support from assad and it would help if the u.s. boosted its support all the while the blood shed continues, shep? >> shepard: greg palkot overseas tonight. the state of virginia may soon start printing its own money. lawmakers say it will come in handy if the u.s. dollar goes belly up plus, want to save money on college? we'll show you where schools are now offering degrees for as little as $10,000. and board walk is getting a new visitor. the folks who make monopoly announcing which token is joining the board game. and which ones is getting kicked to the curb. details on the game changer. who would have thought that the internet would pick -- s pred the crème part of an oreo. [ whispering ] that's crazy, the cookie's the best part. crème. cookie. crème. cookie. [ whispering ] crème. [ whispering ] cookie. [ whispering ] crème. [ whispering ] cookie. [ whispering ] crème. [ whispering ] cookie. crème! [ fire alarm ringing ] [ whispering ] firrreeee! crème. cookie. crème. cookie. [ whispering ] i'm calling the cops. [ po
. >> the real problem is as the u.s. and allies. adversaries are doing opposite. russia will surpass defense spending in just two years. china is slated to overtake the u.s. in 2035, shepard. >> shepard: jennifer, analysts are saying that the u.s. defense budget is still larger than the next 13 countries combined. how in the world could this make us a second rate power? if is six times larger than china's official defense spending. >> you have seen double digit a increases in chinese defense spending for more years now. that should not only give pause to the united states but it really should be a source of concern for the countries in the region as well others argue is he success strays is bad not the end of the world. >> spending 40 cents out of every dollar to 38 cents out of every dollar. you decline but not by this massive amount. >> congress has as you mentioned until march 1st to decide what to do, shepard. >> shepard: jennifer griffin at the pentagon. thanks. as a powerful winter storm closes in on the northeast. some are stepping out to brave the cold and snowy conditions including
.com >> finally tonight. last week's meteorite crash in russia caught a lot of people off guard and it may be time for nasa to step up. >> we did not see this meteor coming. so clearly we're all going to die in a rain of fire if we do not respond to this wake-up call. >> fortunately nasa is on this one. they have scrambled to improve our meteor detection program because the previous one hasn't been updated since the early 1980s. >> remember that? i forgot to mention, "special report" on-line tonight will continue this discussion as firey as it was, thanks for inviting us into your home. that's it for this "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. "special report" on-line starts right now. >> tonight on the fox report, millions in the path of a massive storm that has stranded hundreds of drivers and shut down a golf tournament in the desert. plus, what caused this deadly blast in the heart of kansas city. >>> i we heard the explosion and it hit you like a shock wave. >> shook building. >> the blast blew apart a restaurant and sent flames whipping through the street. tonight investigators at th
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